Beat the heat this Summer in Nowra with plenty of things to do to keep entertained and cool!

The Nowra and greater Shoalhaven boasts some of the most pristine waterways and white sanded beaches in the world. The waterways are abundant in marine life, such as dolphins, seals, penguins and migrating whales in season.

Here’s the top seven things to do this summer to beat the heat:

  1. Splash around at Nowra Aquatic Park
    Nowra Aquatic Park offers a variety of facilities, boasting a 9 lane FINA standard 50m outdoor pool, Splash Play Park as well as the ‘Vortex’ and ‘Rampage’ waterslides. Located at 20 Scenic Drive, Nowra
  2. Paddle a Kayak in the Pristine Waterways around Nowra
    Hire a kayak from Jervis Bay Kayaks or Sea Kayak Jervis Bay at Huskisson, or in town from Nowra Kayak Hire in Bomaderry and explore the Shoalhaven River, creeks and open water of Jervis Bay.
  3. Snorkel or Scuba Dive in Jervis Bay Marine Park
    Discover the beautiful Jervis Bay on a fully guided Scuba Diving or Snorkelling Safari tour. Crest Diving will provide you with a safe, friendly, professional alternative to experience the marine diversity that only Jervis Bay can offer.
  4. Get Wild in the Jervis Bay Marine Park on an Eco Cruise
    You can see the bottlenose dolphins that live in Jervis Bay Marine Park, all year round, in some of the cleanest, clear water in the world. For more information and bookings visit Jervis Bay Wild.
  5. Explore the Nowra Region on Foot
    Nowra and the greater Shoalhaven on the South Coast of New South Wales boasts many walks of different lengths, terrines and endurance levels. You’re sure to find a track you want to explore!  Visit NOWRA SHOALHAVEN WALKING TRACKS.
  6. Relax at one of Jervis Bay’s Beautiful Beaches
    The beaches in Jervis Bay are recognised for their brilliant white sand (often considered the whitest sand in the world.) Check out beaches at Hyams, Greenfields, Murrays, Chinamans, Green Patch and Moona Moona.
  7. Standup Paddle Board on the River or in the Bay
    The Shoalhaven River and the Jervis Bay Marine Park are ideal locations to learn standup paddle boarding. Jervis Bay’s Marine Park status ensures that stand up paddleboarders can enjoy unspoilt scenery and encounter an array of sea life such as dolphins, penguins and seals. Find out more at  Jervis Bay Stand Up Paddle.

Spend these Summer School Holidays in the Shoalhaven on the South Coast of New South Wales. Nowra is the gateway town to the Shoalhaven District and the amazing Jervis Bay. Book your Nowra Accommodation with us here at Pleasant Way River Lodge and enjoy all that this region has to offer. BOOK NOW